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Report 34 (Published on: 25/08/2017)

Alert number: A12/1117/17
Product: Bleach
Name: Super Cloro / Bleach - Eau de javel
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: SUPRA
Type / number of model: 3.89 litres/128 oz plastic jug
Risk level: Serious risk
The liquid is corrosive, skin and eye irritating but lacks the appropriate pictograms and warnings and child-resistant fastening, required for these kind of products. Users have therefore no information on a safe use of the product and on the dangers incurred when the product comes into contact with the skin or if it is ingested. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP).
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic jug holding 3.89 litres of bleach.
Batch number / Barcode: 7460180000017
Country of origin: Dominican Republic
Alert submitted by: France
  
Alert number: A12/1156/17
Product: Descaling product
Name: 1) Ontkalker Detartrant; 2) Formula Expert Ontkalker
Risk type: Burns
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Kruidvat
Type / number of model: 8717333404291
Risk level: Serious risk
When used in a kettle or coffee maker, the liquid in the device will strongly foam and boil over. This can cause the user to be scalded.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Descaling solution in a 250ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1127/17
Product: Children's car seat
Name: Optia
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: RECARO
Type / number of model: Item number: 6136
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an accident, the seat can separate from the base, preventing effective restraint of the child.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Car seat for children 9-18 kg. The seat can only be used in combination with an ISO Fix base "RECARO" Fix or "Smart Click". Available in various colors.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1131/17
Product: Children's car seat
Name: 1.) Zero.1 R44; 2.) Zero.1 R129 i-Size
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: RECARO
Type / number of model: Item numbers: 6300 and 6303, Serial numbers of affected products: KS01022139 - KS01024461 and KS0128355 KS01035954 - KS01039574 KS01048736 - KS01049087
Risk level: Serious risk
An inadequate belt adjuster may have been installed. As a consequence the straps securing the child may come loose which could reduce retention in the event of an accident or sudden braking of the vehicle.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Car seat for children 0-18 kg. Available in various colors.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1118/17
Product: Girls bikini
Name: Minnie Mouse
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Disney
Type / number of model: UGR-2181
Risk level: Serious risk
The halter neck cords of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' Minnie Mouse pink bikini for 6-year old girls. The bikini has halter neck cords with free ends.
Batch number / Barcode: 8699049126059
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1120/17
Product: Girls swimsuit - bikini set
Name: Minnie mouse
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Disney
Type / number of model: UGR-1489
Risk level: Serious risk
The halter neck cords of the bikini can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' Minnie Mouse bikini for 4-year old girls, red and blue with white polka dots. The bikini has halter neck cords with free ends.
Batch number / Barcode: 8699049119136
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
 
Alert number: A12/1125/17
Product: Women's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Enplus
Type / number of model: R1605-2
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 8.7 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reaction. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Women's white sandals with leather insole. The heel is about 5 cm high. Sold in a white and pink shoe box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
  
Alert number: A12/1128/17
Product: Boys’ trousers
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: “TNTS"
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the waist area are not fixed to the garment and may become trapped during various activities of a child, causing injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Boys’ trousers with two pockets, size 13/158 (up to 14 years of age), with the inscription „NEW YORK, BROOKLYN, Sports and Co“. The trousers have 22 cm long cords in the waist area which are not fixed to the garment.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1129/17
Product: Girls’ swimwear
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Honey
Type / number of model: SHAPEZRT:F539
Risk level: Serious risk
The product has drawstrings which are tied at the back and around the neck and could become trapped during various activities of a child. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Green girls’ swimwear with white dots and butterflies (ages up to 7 and 7-14), with cords with free ends in the neck and back area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1132/17
Product: Children’s shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: KWS - Kids With Style
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The small decorative flowers can easily detach and be put in the mouth by small children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' shoes with decorative flowers and Velcro.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
   
Alert number: A12/1140/17
Product: Men's shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: KIABI
Type / number of model: VF089
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high. Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Men's leather shoes.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1149/17
Product: Girls' shoes
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: ddstep
Type / number of model: 026-8bl, No. 35
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) in the pink leather is too high (measured value 18.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and might trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Leather shoes for girls, white color with pink and white flowers.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
 
Alert number: A12/1151/17
Product: Women´s sandals
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Bronx
Type / number of model: 43995-B
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value 5.0 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may triger allergic reaction. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Women's sandals made of brown and pink leather.
Batch number / Barcode: 8717911792376
Country of origin: The Netherlands
Alert submitted by: Estonia
 
Alert number: A12/1136/17
Product: Skin-lightening cream
Name: Lightening Beauty Cream
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Caro white
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.1% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)
Description: Skin lightening cream in an orange-coloured plastic jar of 500 ml with screw top and label.
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530049; C1/39879-A
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1137/17
Product: Skin-lightening product
Name: Lightening Beauty Lotion
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Caro white
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.3% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)
Description: Skin lightening lotion in an orange-coloured bottle of 500ml with lid and label.
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530001; A2/39004-A
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1138/17
Product: Skin-lightening oil
Name: Lightening Oil
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Caro white
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydroquinone (measured value: 4.3% by weight). Hydroquinone can cause skin irritation and dermatitis. The product does not comply with the Cosmetic Products Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)
Description: Skin lightening oil in an orange-coloured plastic bottle of 50 ml with screw top and label.
Batch number / Barcode: 6181100530070; I3/37451-A
Country of origin: Ivory Coast
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1142/17
Product: 2-in-1 Mini oven with hot plates
Name: Multi Oven
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Emerio
Type / number of model: MO-110489/MO-110489.2
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable inside the oven may be placed too close to the hot plate. As a consequence the cable can melt, causing an electrical shock. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Oven with hotplates, 2930 W, 28 liter capacity, available in black and white.
Batch number / Barcode: All bar codes are affected.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Sweden
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1145/17
Product: LED light
Name: LED Corn Light 360°
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Qualedy
Type / number of model: E27 Corn 9Watt 3000K 900Lm
Risk level: Serious risk
The creepage distances between the primary and secondary circuits are not sufficient. The electric insulation is not adequate. The user can touch live, non-insulated parts of light. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standards EN 60598-1 and EN 62560.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: LED-bulb in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8718885470239 artnr. MP012706 batch 130802
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1148/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 140 LED LIGHT
Risk type: Electric shock, Fire
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: L140 (on the product); 140 LED (on the packaging)
Risk level: Serious risk
The cross-sectional area of the external and internal wires is too small and they can overheat. The wire ends soldered to the terminals of the flashing control unit and the LEDs are not adequately protected against pulling and twisting. The accessible wires have only basic insulation and can come into contact with sharp edges. The insulation for the LEDs is inadequate. The product is not protected against moisture but is recommended for outdoor use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain including serial-parallel connected non-replaceable 140 LED lamps. (35 blue, 35 green, 35 yellow, 35 red). AC 220V-240V, 50Hz Class 0. Packaging: colourful cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 9 795104 579170
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Hungary
   
Alert number: A12/1122/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Grande Punto
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fiat
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e3*2001/116*0217*45; type: 199
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner means that, in the event of deployment of the seat belt tensioner, parts of the gas generator could detach causing injuries to the occupants of the car.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between May 2016 and January 2017.
Country of origin: Italy
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1123/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Kadjar
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Renault
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e2*2007/46*0475 Type: RFE
Risk level: Serious risk
Due to a problem with the airbag control module, the airbag may fail to deploy, or deploy incorrectly, in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between 11 March 2015 and 11 October 2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1124/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Ypsilon
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lancia
Type / number of model: Type approval number: e3*2007/46*0064*25 Type: 312
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner for the front seats means that, in the event of deployment of the seat belt tensioner, parts of the gas generator could detach causing injuries to the occupants of the car.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between September 2016 and December 2016.
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1134/17
Product: Bus
Name: Tourismo RHD, Tourismo RHD-M/2A, Tourismo RHD-L, Tourismo RHD-M
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0024, e1*2007/46*0025; types: 632 01, 632 02
Risk level: Serious risk
An incorrectly glued window pane on the door of the lift for disabled people may fall out and injure third parties.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2016 and July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1135/17
Product: Bus
Name: Sprinter City 65, Sprinter City 77
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1234*01, e13*2007/46*1146*02, e13*2007/46*1146*06; type: GA-NF-XXL-M3, GA-NF-M3
Risk level: Serious risk
The rotatable driver’s seat has an inadequate range of adjustment. As a consequence, the parking brake cannot be fully applied under certain conditions.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between May 2012 and July 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1141/17
Product: Lorry
Name: FE / FL
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo Trucks
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0174, e2*2007/46*0175, e2*2007/46*0032, e2*2007/46*0166, e2*2007/46*0161, e2*2007/46*0034, e2*2007/46*0513, e2*2007/46*1375, e2*2007/46*1376 Types: FEA3C, FEB3C, FEF3C, FEL3C, FLB2C, FLB3C, FLA3C, FLD2C, FLD3C
Risk level: Serious risk
The screw connection near the rear axle suspension is inadequate. As a consequence, the rear axle could become misaligned, leading to unstable driving conditions.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Lorry
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between 2014 and 2017.
Country of origin: Belgium
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1146/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Thema
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Lancia
Type / number of model: EC type approval: e11*2001/116*0141*14 Type: LX
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the gas generator of the front passenger airbag can cause uncontrolled inflation when the airbag is activated and lead to the discharge of small metal particles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured between March 2011 and July 2012.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1147/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: 4-Series Cabrio, 6-series Gran Coupé, Cabrio and Coupé, M4
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type: 3C, 6C and M3 EC type approval: e1*2007/46*0316, e1*2007/46*0562 und e1*2007*46*0377
Risk level: Serious risk
The bolt on the outside of the seat mechanism of both front seats may not have been properly secured. If the bolt comes loose, the seat can move backwards in the event of a rear-end collision accident, which would increase the risk of injury to the occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were manufactured in July 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1150/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Micra (K14)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: EC-type approval number: e9*2007/46*6454;
Risk level: Serious risk
The ignition switch harness may not be correctly locked in position. As a result the connector may disconnect, which could result in engine shut down while driving with no possibility to restart.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car.
Batch number / Barcode: Affected vehicles are equipped with a mechanical key and were produced between 23/05/2016 and 14/04/2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1153/17
Product: Inflatable armbands
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Drowning
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Playing Kids
Type / number of model: 1) Pink JL047028PF / JL047028NPF 2) Yellow JL047028PF / JL047028NPF 3) 3D ladybug 4) 3D frog 5) 3D octopus
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper welding connecting both inflatable chambers of the armband may not be sufficiently resistant and can tear during use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Inflatable armbands in different colours or shapes.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 4894532057238 , 2) 4894532057245 , 3) 4894532058082 , 4) 4894532058075 , 5) 4894532058068
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1155/17
Product: Inflatable armbands
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Drowning
Category: Protective equipment
Brand: Lief! Lifestyle
Type / number of model: Art no 0773086
Risk level: Serious risk
The upper welding connecting both inflatable chambers of the armband may not be sufficiently resistant and can tear during use. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and with the relevant European standard EN 13138-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Children's inflatable armbands in different colours and with various pictures.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 8712051534992 (blue colour); 2) 8712051534985 (pink colour); Batch 41151
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1119/17
Product: Wooden puzzle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JUMBO
Type / number of model: HF-PT-3175-CY
Risk level: Serious risk
The small red pegs can easily be detached from the puzzle pieces, generating small parts. Small children may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Wooden puzzle in a shape of a cow.
Batch number / Barcode: 0467548000037
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1121/17
Product: Toy Gun
Name: Night eagle vanguard
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 671
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the foam projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the dart in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy gun set with 3 foam projectiles with suction cup. Carton window blisted packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 6945795308396
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1126/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Bathtub baby
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys Group
Type / number of model: Serial no: TG364136-604-249
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll's head contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 21.6% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic doll and pink plastic bathtub, packaged in plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902553803846
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1130/17
Product: Plastic gun set
Name: CITY POLICE
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Hipo
Type / number of model: #HES22 / EP5003
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cup of the projectiles can easily detach. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, the suction cup can detach leaving the airways obstructed by it. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set consists of plastic toy gun, three projectiles with suction cups attached and cardboard target with plastic holder. Plastic packaging with cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch no. CN-7830, EAN: 5907700682435
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1133/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: My Lovely Baby - Tutu Love
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Rong Long
Type / number of model: 9073
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: 24.4% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Soft plastic doll wearing a blue and pink babygrow with pink flowered buttons in the middle. The doll has blonde hair with two pink ribbons.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1139/17
Product: Bath toy
Name: Animal
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: KR1505193
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the toy contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 10.1 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: One large blue seal and 2 other small seals supplied in a white net.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
 
Alert number: A12/1143/17
Product: Plastic doll with bear
Name: Masha and the bear
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No. 8899 (on the packaging); KA 45-1 (on the label)
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: >20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Plastic doll with bear (Masha and the bear). Name depicted with Cyrillic characters on the packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovenia
  
Alert number: A12/1144/17
Product: Plastic animal toys (squeeze toy)
Name: Animal Forest
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: LT LIAN TAI
Type / number of model: Item NO: LT314
Risk level: Serious risk
The toys contain di-(2-etylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value ˃20% by weight) and di-(2-butyl) phthalate (DBP) (measured value 0.27% by weight). These phthalates may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, DEHP, DBP and BBP phthalates are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Set of 6 plastic animals, in different colours, around 14 cm high, for children between 0-3, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: EAN: 6950011089966
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
   
Alert number: A12/1152/17
Product: Plastic swing
Name: Kinder schommel ('Swing for children')
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: EVORA
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic ring to adjust the height of the swing might break. This can cause a swinging child to fall on the ground. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-8.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Plastic swing for children in different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: 4894532079643 (Green);, 4894532079650 (Red)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
 
Alert number: A12/1154/17
Product: Wooden race-track
Name: Houten Racebaan (Wooden race course)
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Playing Kids
Type / number of model: Model 150143
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels are not securely fixed to the car and can come loose. A child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Wooden race track packed in a cardboard packaging, containing 4 coloured cars.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 4894532157365 (standard); 4894532157372 (jungle)
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
  
Alert number: A11/0113/17
Product: Toy mobile phone
Name: FROZEN
Risk type: Chemical, Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 19059-9
Risk level: Other risk level
The lid of the battery compartment can easily be removed and the batteries are accessible. A child can put them in the mouth and swallow them, causing choking or damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 62115 and EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Children's toy mobile phone packed in a blister with cardboard back. The toy is operated by two AA batteries, included in the package.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A11/0114/17
Product: Trampoline
Name: Trampoline rechthoek 153 x 215cm ('Rectangular trampoline 153 x 215cm')
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Thys Toys
Type / number of model: KS0678
Risk level: Other risk level
The tube to which the safety net is attached can detach easily: children might be injured by protruding parts or jump over the net accidentally if it comes loose. In addition, there is a gap between the mat and the padding where children might slip through and hit the ground or get trapped, and the leg of the trampoline may come loose. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-14.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Rectangular trampoline for domestic use, 215 cm x 153 cm, with safety net, packed in cardboard boxes.
Batch number / Barcode: 8717973725893
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   





Report 33 (Published on: 18/08/2017)

Alert number: A12/1086/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Dark Tone
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Intenze
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH)s, including benzo(a)pyrene (measured values: benzo(a)pyrene: 0.02 mg/kg; total of PAHs: 145 mg/kg). Some PAHs are carcinogenic. Benzo(a)pyrene is a carcinogenic PAH. The Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, recommends that the level of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) does not exceed 0.005 mg/kg and the total amount of PAHs does not exceed 0.5 mg/kg. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Black tattoo ink in a 29.6 ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch SS192, expiry date 31/08/2019
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1087/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Deep Red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amine anisidine which is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic and sensitising (measured value: 20 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, o-ansidine should not be present in tattoo ink. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Red tattoo ink in a 30-ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 960315
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
 
Alert number: A12/1088/17
Product: Tattoo ink
Name: Deep red
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Chemical products
Brand: Eternal Ink
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains the aromatic amine anisidine which is classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic, toxic and sensitising (measured value: 39 mg/kg). According to the Council of Europe Resolution ResAP (2008)1 on requirements and criteria for the safety of tattoos and permanent make-up, o-ansidine should not be present in tattoo ink. The product does not comply with national legislation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Red tattoo ink in a 30 ml bottle.
Batch number / Barcode: Batch 040616
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Italy
  
Alert number: A12/1084/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Power Flower
Type / number of model: F547
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords to be tied at the back and in the waist area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink bikini for girls of 9-10 years. The bikini has cords to be tied at the back and waist area.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
    
Alert number: A12/1085/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: AMAYI
Type / number of model: YLM13088
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords to be tied as shoulder straps can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Pink and blue bikini for 3-4 year old girls. The upper part of the bikini has cords with free ends to be tied as shoulder straps.
Batch number / Barcode: 78160310130886
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1105/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Strangulation
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: AMAYI
Type / number of model: DY13068
Risk level: Serious risk
The halter-neck cords and the embellishments can become trapped during various activities of the child, leading to injuries or strangulation. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Girls' bikini with pink coloured bottom part and white floral upper part, intended for girls age 5-6 years. The upper part is designed with drawstrings which are fixed with a clip at the back and has halter neck cords.
Batch number / Barcode: 7443170940685
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1106/17
Product: Girls' bikini
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: AMAYI
Type / number of model: DY13066
Risk level: Serious risk
The functional cords to be tied at the back can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to injuries. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 14682.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Multicoloured bikini intended for girls up to 8 years old. The upper part of the bikini is designed with shoulder straps and cords with free ends that are tied at the back.
Batch number / Barcode: 7443170940661
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1093/17
Product: Carbon monoxide detector
Name: Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Risk type: Asphyxiation
Category: Construction products
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: JKD-602
Risk level: Serious risk
The carbon monoxide detector is not sufficiently sensitive with respect to the detection of carbon monoxide. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation and the relevant European standard EN 50291.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Carbon monoxide detector packaged in cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902367970307
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
  
Alert number: A12/1103/17
Product: Electric Kettle
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: KW - KAWASHI Japan
Type / number of model: ΚW-201 & KW-202 Barcode: 1299040211470
Risk level: Serious risk
If the kettle boils dry, plastic parts can melt leaving live parts accessible to the user. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Cordless electric kettle supplied in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
  
Alert number: A12/1096/17
Product: Necklace
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 2300289820 (black necklace) , 2300289831 (blue necklace) , 2300289852 (red necklace)
Risk level: Serious risk
The pendant contains cadmium (measured value 34.7% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Leather necklace with round metal pendants, available in three different colours.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1107/17
Product: Bracelet
Name: Fashion Jewellery
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Art. Nr. AR785
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains cadmium (measured value 15.9% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health, because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and it may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Other (By: Importer)
Description: Metal bracelet made of six heart-shaped links, white card label with gold-coloured print.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
 
Alert number: A12/1115/17
Product: Necklace
Name: Kette Kreuz schwarz ('Black cross necklace')
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Jewellery
Brand: Mottoland
Type / number of model: 6130602
Risk level: Serious risk
The pendant contains cadmium (measured value 9.2% by weight). Cadmium is harmful to human health because it accumulates in the body and can damage organs and may cause cancer. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Silver-coloured chain with a large metal cross, decorated with semi-precious stones. Packed in a transparent plastic bag with a black/violet cardboard sleeve.
Batch number / Barcode: 4002162704303
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
  
Alert number: A12/1089/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Svitici Retez
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item number: 424 12 29
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient and the user may consequently have access to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: LED lighting chain with 100 lights, intended for indoor use. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8713142412298
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/1095/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Merry Christmas
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item number: 37488
Risk level: Serious risk
The mechanical strength of the flashing unit is not sufficient and the user may consequently have access to live parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: LED lighting chain with 280 lights. Packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890374888
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1100/17
Product: lighting chain
Name: Luces de Arbol Multicolor
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: OCEAN
Type / number of model: ZHK-258
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not resistant to pulling and could detach. The insulation of the cable is inadequate. These defects could lead to the user accessing the live conductors. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 140 lights.
Batch number / Barcode: 5614000912581
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1110/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Luces Decorativas de Navidad
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LUZ EUROPA
Type / number of model: NL-701, 30L
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the controller can detach. The cable is not properly secured and is too thin. These defects can lead to live parts becoming accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 30 lights, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6926668800117
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1091/17
Product: Motorhome
Name: Roadcar 540, 600, 640
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Capron
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1442, e1*2007/46*1473; types: CKF1, CKF2
Risk level: Serious risk
The connecting cable for the external socket may be incorrectly installed. As a result, the windscreen wiper linkage can chafe the cable’s external insulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorhome
Batch number / Barcode: Production years affected: 2015 and 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1092/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: S-class
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0335*33-34 type: 221
Risk level: Serious risk
Poorly installed electrical system wiring in the passenger compartment could lead to a short-circuit and fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 9/03/2017 and 24/05/2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1094/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: XC90
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Volvo
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e4*2007/46*0929*04; type: L
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner in the third row of seats means that, in the event of deployment of the seat belt tensioner, parts of the gas generator could detach causing injuries to the occupants of the car.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 23/09/2016 and 8/11/2016.
Country of origin: Sweden
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1099/17
Product: Passenger car/ pickup truck
Name: IMV (TSAM)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model:  KUN25, KUN26; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*0148.
Risk level: Serious risk
The vehicles involved were erroneously included in a recall to replace the driver air bag inflator. This resulted in the inflator being replaced with one that is not designed for the vehicle's driver air bag system. As a consequence, in the event of a crash where the airbags are deployed, the driver air bag may not inflate as intended, increasing the risk of injury for the driver.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car/ pickup truck
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2008 - 2011
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Alert number: A12/1102/17
Product: Pickup truck
Name: Hilux (TSAM)
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: GUN125, GUN135, LAN125; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*2587.
Risk level: Serious risk
A clip for the engine compartment main wiring harness, located behind the steering shaft, may not be securely attached. This could result in the wiring harness coming into contact with the steering shaft. Damage to the wiring harness, caused as a result, could lead to the engine stalling and the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Pickup truck
Batch number / Barcode: Left-hand drive vehicles are affected. Production years: 2016 - 2017.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1112/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: G310R
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: BMW
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*168/2013*00017*; Type: 5R31
Risk level: Serious risk
The handlebar clamp may be incorrectly bolted. This may lead to twisting of the handlebars, resulting in an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: The motorcycles affected were produced between 15 December 2016 and 1 April 2017.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1113/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR 170
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Model year 2015-2017
Risk level: Serious risk
The wiring harness may short-circuit with no circuit protection. This could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 15/09/2014 and 21/03/2016.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1114/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: RZR 170
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Model year 2015-2016
Risk level: Serious risk
The fuel tank may crack, resulting in a fuel leak. This could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicles - Polaris RZR 170
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 01/10/2014 and 24/02/2017.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1116/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: ACE 150, Outlaw 50, 90, 110, Phoenix 200, Predator 50, 90, Quadricycle 200, Sawtooth 200, Scrambler 90 and Sportsman 90, 110
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
Components, including the brake pads, contain asbestos.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 30/10/2001 and 02/03/2017.
Country of origin: Taiwan
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1098/17
Product: Mobile phone case
Name: Liquid Glitter Phone Case
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Other
Brand: Victoria's Secret
Type / number of model: 22981035, 23136828, 23142231, 23244791, 23239365, 23186945, 23186946, 23273349, 23273348, 23305194, 23305192, 23305195, 23305191, 23305193, 23314726
Risk level: Serious risk
The phone case contains white spirit and can break easily. If the fluid leaks and comes into contact with the skin, it may cause skin irritation or chemical burns.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Company recall page: 
Description: Decorative mobile phone cover made of clear plastic containing liquid and glitter.
Batch number / Barcode: UPC: 667540177601, UPC: 667541590553, UPC: 667541621530, UPC: 667542590262, UPC: 667542590255, UPC: 667542076001, UPC: 667542076018, UPC: 667542836421, UPC: 667542836414, UPC: 667543128648, UPC: 667543128624, UPC: 667543128655, UPC: 667543128617, UPC: 667543128631, UPC: 667543220533.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Poland
              
Alert number: A12/1090/17
Product: Novelty headband
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Item No. 5232696
Risk level: Serious risk
The battery compartment can be easily opened by removing the cover and the button batteries are accessible. A small child may put them in the mouth, causing damage to the child’s gastrointestinal tract if swallowed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: A blue plastic headband with bunny ears and battery compartment with two button cells. The plastic lid covering the button cells is not secured and can be removed easily. The product is packed in a transparent plastic bag with a sticker label.
Batch number / Barcode: 6951452326962
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
    
Alert number: A12/1097/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: The Beautiful Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: No.: 8106
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 9.91 % by weight).This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plastic doll approx. 29 cm tall. The doll is sold with different clothes.
Batch number / Barcode: 6902352306691, BB669-30, 00502 028070 400502
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
  
Alert number: A12/1101/17
Product: Felt-tip pens
Name: Erasable Color Markers
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Fiorello
Type / number of model: GR-F116-12
Risk level: Serious risk
The green felt pen contains lead (measured value 3.4 mg/kg). Exposure to lead can result in severe and irreversible neuro-behavioural and neuro-developmental effects to which children are particularly sensitive. The product does not comply with the Toy Safety Directive and with the relevant European standards EN 71-3.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Set of felt pens packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5903364265540
Country of origin: Poland
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1104/17
Product: Fridge magnet
Name: Magnetic 2x2 Magic Cube
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Product Code PU4760D
Risk level: Serious risk
The cube can come apart easily, generating a small part to which the magnet is attached. If a child swallows this part and another magnet or metal object, these parts could attract each other causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Retailer)
Description: Miniature fridge magnet in the form of a puzzle cube. The product is purchased as one pack containing 24 units; the cubes are individually wrapped in clear plastic bags.
Batch number / Barcode: 4710713274501
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1108/17
Product: Toy rifle
Name: SVD SNIPER RIFLE
Risk type: Damage to sight
Category: Toys
Brand: FANLONG TOYS
Type / number of model: 7557-1
Risk level: Serious risk
The laser beam is too powerful. Direct viewing of the laser beam could cause damage to sight. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 62115.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Battery-operated, plastic gun with laser aimer, producing vibration and sound. The gun comes with a mounting bracket and is packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 6991203474726
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Cyprus
   
Alert number: A12/1109/17
Product: Fancy-dress costume
Name: Halloween Dracula
Risk type: Burns, Strangulation
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 280935
Risk level: Serious risk
The cords in the neck/throat area can become trapped during various activities of a child, leading to strangulation. Moreover, the material of the cape is highly flammable. If the cape catches fire when worn, the child could suffer burns. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-2 and EN 14682.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Children's black cape with a hood and cords in the neck area.
Batch number / Barcode: 6410412809353, batch numer 08/16
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1111/17
Product: Baby doll
Name: Schlaf-Baby mit Mütze ('Baby doll with hat')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: AMIA
Type / number of model: Item No: 500 06 042
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyelash band detaches easily from the eyelid of the doll. A small child may put this small part in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Baby doll with hat and assorted clothing; size 30 cm.
Batch number / Barcode: 4022498508086
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Luxembourg
 





Report 32 (Published on: 11/08/2017)

Alert number: A12/1082/17
Product: Baby's cot
Name: Mini 5
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Childcare articles and children's equipment
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The distance between the supports and the top of the sides is not large enough and can cause the child to fall from the bed. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 716.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Manufacturer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Baby's cot with drawers, made of chipboard and MDF, with a fixed barrier. Can be transformed into a teen bed.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Bulgaria
Alert submitted by: Bulgaria
 
Alert number: A12/1058/17
Product: Fancy-dress beard
Name: Dwarf beard
Risk type: Burns
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: PARTY FIESTA
Type / number of model: ref. 80901, JAP2305
Risk level: Serious risk
The beard and the moustache are highly flammable. If they catch fire, the user could suffer burns, mostly to the face.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Fancy-dress accessories: Black beard and moustache in transparent plastic packaging with cardboard inside.
Batch number / Barcode: 8090100100009
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1051/17
Product: Heated gloves
Name: Heating Glove
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Pinewood
Type / number of model: Battery charger: HM-0841200, Gloves: 9988 XL\XXL
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the power supply unit is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Heated gloves supplied with a battery charger. Sold in a black cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 2 001000 392445, 7 331090 158979
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
   
Alert number: A12/1059/17
Product: USB power supply
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: TELLOS
Type / number of model: X050
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical insulation of the charger is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: USB charger with cardboard packaging
Batch number / Barcode: 4000000512745
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Lithuania
  
Alert number: A12/1068/17
Product: Mobile phone charger
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Emerson Network Power (COUNTERFEIT)
Type / number of model: A1299 (COUNTERFEIT)
Risk level: Serious risk
The main cover of the charger detaches from the body of the charger whilst it is charging, leaving the internal live parts exposed. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: A black, UK 3-pin, USB wall charger for mobile phones; packaged in a clear plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
THE PRODUCT IS COUNTERFEIT
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
 
Alert number: A12/1069/17
Product: USB power supply
Name: TRAVEL ADAPTER
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: Cloud
Type / number of model: SG-AC-001
Risk level: Serious risk
The insulation in the main transformer is inadequate. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60950.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: USB charger.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Finland
  
Alert number: A12/1076/17
Product: Plug adapter
Name: Adaptador Clavija Inglesa a Europea
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Electrical appliances and equipment
Brand: GSC Evolution
Type / number of model: 0200244
Risk level: Serious risk
The lateral earth contacts do not have sufficient elasticity to ensure appropriate contact pressure. As a result, they could deform and fail to provide an earth connection. The product does not comply with the requirements of the relevant national standard.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: White UK to European plug adaptor. The product is supplied in a cardboard box (holding 10 unites) that can be opened to sell by the unit.
Batch number / Barcode: 8436021942449
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1057/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: OCEAN
Type / number of model: ZHK249 , ZHK284
Risk level: Serious risk
The cover of the controller can detach leaving live parts accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 multi-coloured lights or 50 white lights. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5614000912499 , 5615000122840
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1062/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: LUCI MINCIOLI
Type / number of model: ITLF-100
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly secured and can detach leaving live conductors accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Lighting chain with 100 multi-coloured bulbs, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8516800970655
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1063/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: LED LUCES DE NAVIDAD
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: MEIXING
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The cable is not properly secured and can detach leaving live conductors accessible. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: LED lighting chain in the shape of a star, packed in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 5600622202261
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1071/17
Product: LED Light
Name: Syl Batten
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting equipment
Brand: Sylvania
Type / number of model: Various
Risk level: Serious risk
The through wiring is too thin. If the lights are connected in a string, the wiring could overheat causing damage to the insulation which could result in exposed conductors. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60598.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Various LED lights
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between December 2015 and May 2017. Barcode: 5410288451756.
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1053/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Leon, Altea
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type / number of model: Altea 5P (MY 2009) , Leon 1P (MY 2009)
Risk level: Serious risk
The earth connection for the control unit for the ABS/ESP system may be interrupted due to a thermo-mechanical overload. If this happens, the ABS/ESP system will fail leading to the risk of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Manufactured between 12 November 2007 and 16 June 2009
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1054/17
Product: Trailer
Name: Various
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Pongratz
Type / number of model: Types: 3-SK T, PHL T, PHL G, RK G, RK T, L-AT G-K, L-AT-K, LH G, LH U, LH T EC type-approvals: e1*2007/46*0351*03, e1*2007/46*0351*02, e1*2007/46*0074*03, e1*2007/46*0074*02, e1*2007/46*0051*03, e1*2007/46*0051*02, e1*2007/46*0393*03, e1*2007/46*0393*02, e1*2007/46*0391*03, e1*2007/46*0391*02, e1*2007/46*0091*02, e1*2007/46*0091*01, e1*2007/46*0086*02, e1*2007/46*0086*01, e1*2007/46*1137*02, e1*2007/46*1137*01, e1*2007/46*1138*02, e1*2007/46*1138*01, e1*2007/46*1139*02, e1*2007/46*1139*01
Risk level: Serious risk
The structural integrity of the tyres is compromised. This could lead to sudden loss of tyre pressure during operation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Trailer
Batch number / Barcode: Trailers (category O1 and O2) manufactured between 1.8.2016 and 28.2.2017 on which wheels manufactured by STARCO were mounted are affected.
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1055/17
Product: Pick-up truck
Name: RAM Truck, Ram Pickup 1500, 2500 and 3500
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Dodge
Type / number of model: DS, DX, DJ, D2
Risk level: Serious risk
Faulty sensors may block the triggering of side airbags and belt tensioning systems in the event of the vehicle overturning.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Pick-up truck
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between 8.6.2012 and 10.7.2015.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1061/17
Product: Passenger car / van
Name: V-Class, Vito
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Mercedes-Benz
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0458, e1*2007/46*0457 Types: 639/4, 639/2
Risk level: Serious risk
Missing welding points on the rear cross-bar may increase the risk of injury for passengers in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car / van
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between January 2014 and April 2017.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1065/17
Product: Bus
Name: Intouro, Intouro M, Intouro E, Intouro ME, Intouro M/L, Intouro L
Risk type: Burns
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*0012*; Type: 633 01
Risk level: Serious risk
The electrical wiring of the generator can rub against the engine unit. This could damage the insulation, leading to the risk of a short-circuit and consequently a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced between April 2005 and April 2016.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1067/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Continental Supersports and Continental Supersports Convertible
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Bentley
Type / number of model: E11*2001/116*0221*24
Risk level: Serious risk
A pipe to the power-steering cooler can come loose, leading to a risk of fire as well as loss of power-steering assistance, which could lead to an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 19/05/2017 and 05/07/2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1070/17
Product: All-terrain vehicle
Name: 570 EFI Sportsman Touring, 570 EFI Sportsman Touring International, 570 Sportsman Forest, 570 EFI Sportsman EPS, 570 EFI Sportsman Forest EPS and 570 EFI Sportsman UTE HD EPS
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Polaris
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E13*2002/24*0072*05
Risk level: Serious risk
Liquid fuel may exit from the end of a fuel tank vent line in the headlight pod. This could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: All-terrain vehicle.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 12/06/2013 and 30/04/2014.
Country of origin: United States
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Alert number: A12/1073/17
Product: Bus
Name: O530, O 530G, O 530 L, Citaro, Citaro G, Citaro L
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Evobus
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: K121, K330, L018 Types: O 530, O 530 G, O 530 L
Risk level: Serious risk
A problem with the door control unit could lead to the anti-trap device for the doors failing. This could lead to passengers being caught in the closing doors.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Bus
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles produced between August 1997 and December 2004 are affected.
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: Germany
Alert number: A12/1078/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Toledo
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: SEAT
Type / number of model: KG3, model year 2017
Risk level: Serious risk
In the event of an accident where the seatbelt pre-tensioner is deployed, parts of the micro gas generator may become detached and cause injuries to the occupants of the car.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were manufactured between June 2016 and October 2016.
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Spain
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1079/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: C-HR Hybrid
Risk type: Fire
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: TMMT / ZYX10; EC-type approval number: e11*2007/46*3641.
Risk level: Serious risk
Certain portions of the wall of the fuel tank may be too thin. A crack could consequently develop in the wall of the fuel tank causing a leak which could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production years: 2016-2017
Country of origin: Turkey
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Germany
Alert number: A12/1050/17
Product: Musical toy
Name: Chic Keyboard Kids
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ENJOY
Type / number of model: Ref HK8080
Risk level: Serious risk
The wheels can easily break, releasing small parts. A small child could put these small parts in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Musical toy in the shape of a bus with various keys (partly in the shape of animals), emitting sounds. Packaging: Cardboard box with a window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8421692780803
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1052/17
Product: Beach set
Name: Sandy Beach Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Huabiao Toys
Type / number of model: 4588
Risk level: Serious risk
Small pieces of plastic can detach from the toy lorry. A child could put them in the mouth and choke on them. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Set of beach toys in a plastic net with a label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435114945886
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1056/17
Product: Ride-on toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Cuts, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: A.B.
Type / number of model: Item GS090-S-W,
Risk level: Serious risk
The horse is not sufficiently stable and tilts easily so a child could fall off. In addition, the toy has a sharp part (washer), which could cause cuts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Plush-covered, ride-on toy in the shape of a horse with a red neckerchief, mounted on four wooden wheels. The toy is packed in a white cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 2014-10; 8429462976685
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1060/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful - The doll mermaid
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: RONGE TOYS
Type / number of model:  Ref. 9062
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: >20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic mermaid doll dressed in pink supplied in a cardboard box with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1064/17
Product: Rattle for pushchair
Name: Happy Baby / Grzechotka do wozka [Pram rattle]
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Zheng he Toys / PH. KRIS-TAEM
Type / number of model: Itm. No. 00-12749
Risk level: Serious risk
The cord breaks easily, generating small parts (beads). A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Rattle made of hard plastic, intended to be strung across the front of a pushchair/pram. The rattle consists of four rabbit figurines and five beads tied to a cord. Packed in a plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160212749
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1066/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beauty Fashion Girl
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: RONGE TOYS
Type / number of model: Ref.9116
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the doll contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value: >20% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic doll in a blue and white dress. Packaging: The doll comes in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435351291166
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1072/17
Product: Ride-on toy
Name: Animal Scooter
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Happy Walk
Type / number of model: Zebra
Risk level: Serious risk
The plush fabric of the toy can easily be removed and allow access to the internal mechanical parts and driving mechanism. If inserting extremities and moving the toy at the same time, a child may suffer injuries through crushing or pinching between moving parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standards EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Importer)
Description: A plush-covered, ride-on toy in the shape of a zebra with wheels on each foot. A zip fastener at the neck of the toy gives access to the mechanical parts. The toy is supplied in a brown cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
      
Alert number: A12/1074/17
Product: Beach toy set
Name: Funny Toys
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: YF - Yong Feng
Type / number of model:  Ref 4584
Risk level: Serious risk
The pin holding the bucket handle can break easily. A small child may put this small part in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: A variety of beach toys supplied in a bucket. The beach toy set is packed in a plastic net with label.
Batch number / Barcode: 8435114945848
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1075/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Beautiful The Doll Mermaid
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: RONGE TOYS
Type / number of model: Ref. 1) 9060 and 2) 9061
Risk level: Serious risk
The plastic material of the dolls' heads contains di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value >20 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. The doll with reference 9061 also contains di-isononyl phthalate (DINP) (measured value: 6.27 % by weight). According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles, while the phthalates DINP, DNOP and DIDP are prohibited in toys and childcare articles that can be placed in the mouth by children.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Plastic mermaid doll packed in a cardboard box with window.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 8435351290602; 2) 8435351290619
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1077/17
Product: Toy xylophone
Name: Music Zone
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: ZHIBAOLE TOYS
Type / number of model: Ref. 16708 (9388-74) and 16701 (9388-75).
Risk level: Serious risk
The white pins connecting the sound bars to the base detach easily, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Toy xylophone in the shape of an organ or a guitar, supplied in a blister pack with a cardboard back.
Batch number / Barcode: 8413419167080; 8413419167011
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
      
Alert number: A12/1080/17
Product: Doll
Name: Elegance
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Arias
Type / number of model: 65078
Risk level: Serious risk
The doll's shoes contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 17.4 % by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation, the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: A 45 cm doll wearing a white flowery dress and a pink jacket with a fur collar. The doll is wearing beige shoes and has a white soother in the mouth.
Batch number / Barcode: 8427614650780
Country of origin: Spain
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1081/17
Product: Plastic doll
Name: Little Miss
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Toys
Brand: Tal-Lira
Type / number of model: No. 160 A B
Risk level: Serious risk
The elastic hairbands contain di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) (measured value 0.15% by weight). This phthalate may harm the health of children, causing possible damage to the reproductive system. According to the REACH Regulation the phthalates DEHP, DBP and BBP are prohibited in all toys and childcare articles.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Measures ordered by public authorities: Recall of the product from end users
Description: Plastic doll wearing a flowery dress and a pair of white shoes; supplied in a plastic bag. The doll also has beige, elastic bands in the hair.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Malta
  
Alert number: A12/1083/17
Product: Rattle toy
Name: Ekologická detská hračka - Ecological baby toy
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: XKKO Eco
Type / number of model: Catalogue No. 8009
Risk level: Serious risk
The ball closing the ring can break easily, generating small parts. A small child can put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Rattle toy comprised of five, flat, pastel-coloured, plastic rings strung on one larger white ring (diameter 68 mm), connected by a white hollow ball of 23 mm diameter.
Batch number / Barcode: 8594161570929
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Czech Republic
   
Alert number: A11/0111/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: 38356
Risk level: Other risk level
The fibrous stuffing material of the toy is easily accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. The stuffing material may cause choking if put in the mouth by children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Distributor, Importer): Recall of the product from end users, Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: A green and yellow soft toy in the shape of a frog with a red bow and a white string. The frog emits a sound when squeezed. It is supplied without packaging but has a card label attached to it.
Batch number / Barcode: 7521890383569
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   





Report 31 (Published on: 04/08/2017)

Alert number: A12/1036/17
Product: Leather jacket
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Noom
Type / number of model: 1707 Honey
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of chromium (VI) in the leather is too high (measured value: 19 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Pale rose-coloured, leather jacket.
Batch number / Barcode: 1234566254440
Country of origin: India
Alert submitted by: Finland
 
Alert number: A12/1041/17
Product: Leather gloves
Name: M&S collection - fine leather
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Clothing, textiles and fashion items
Brand: Marks & Spencer
Type / number of model: T01/3028G/FO/NAVY
Risk level: Serious risk
The amount of Chromium (VI) found in the leather is too high (measured value 14 mg/kg). Chromium (VI) is sensitising and may trigger allergic reactions. The product does not comply with the REACH regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor, Retailer)
Description: Women's dark blue leather gloves.
Batch number / Barcode: M22150660S
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Estonia
    
Alert number: A12/1039/17
Product: Radio
Name: Portable FM Radio
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Communication and media equipment
Brand: GOLDFULL
Type / number of model: GF-6118-TDB-MIC
Risk level: Serious risk
The power supply integrated into the radio is not properly isolated from accessible metal parts. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant European standard EN 60335.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: FM Radio with USB/SD Music Player
Batch number / Barcode: 3370200761184
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Germany
   
Alert number: A12/1029/17
Product: Teeth whitening strips
Name: Dissolving Teeth Whitening Strips
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Cosmetics
Brand: Whitewash laboratories
Type / number of model: 96101377
Risk level: Serious risk
The product contains hydrogen peroxide as a bleaching substance (measured concentration: 7.5% by weight). Hydrogen peroxide at high concentrations causes skin irritation and is harmful if swallowed. This product does not comply with the cosmetic regulation.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Distributor)
Description: 56 individually packed, teeth whitening strips which can be applied either on upper or lower teeth; packed in a grey cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: Lot 15230, Expire date 08/2018
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Sweden
  
Alert number: A12/1020/17
Product: Decorative candle
Name: Tulipe Swieca [Candle Tulip]
Risk type: Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: 37630-BIA-SWIE
Risk level: Serious risk
The candle may easily tip over and the flame is too high, which could ignite flammable material thus causing a fire. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 15493.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Candle in the shape of a bouquet of tulips. Height: 140 mm, base diameter: 45 mm, diameter of the widest part: 90 mm. A sticker containing various information is attached to the base of the candle. Packaged in a transparent plastic bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 5901162595463
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1037/17
Product: Thermos flask
Name: Vacuum Flask
Risk type: Chemical
Category: Kitchen/cooking accessories
Brand: HONEY
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Serious risk
The separators of the double glass wall of the thermos flask contain asbestos fibres. If the thermos breaks, the users may inhale asbestos fibres, which are carcinogenic. The product does not comply with the REACH Regulation.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Blue thermos flask with cup. It comes without packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
 
Alert number: A12/1040/17
Product: Lighting chain
Name: 1) LED Decorative Lights; 2) LED Light
Risk type: Electric shock
Category: Lighting chains
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: CL100
Risk level: Serious risk
The mains cable is not properly anchored and could detach, exposing live conductors. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive and the relevant standard EN 60598.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Destruction of the product
Description: LED lighting chain with mini-controller; packaged in a cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 1) 7 899882 266214; 2) 6 941985 736055
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
    
Alert number: A12/1025/17
Product: Light Truck
Name: Canter
Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Fuso
Type / number of model: TD Euro 5, TF
Risk level: Serious risk
The design of the fuel return lines is inadequate for use with chemicals, paints, soap or grease, which are used during the usual work performed by body manufacturers or during cleaning activities. The chemicals cause the hoses to swell and, as a result, they can come loose from the connection, thus enabling fuel to escape. In the worst case, this could lead to a fire.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)
Description: Light Truck
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between July 2009 and December 2013.
Country of origin: Portugal
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1026/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Proace, Proace Verso
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e2*2007/46*0537* (M1), e2*2007/46*0538* (N1); Type: V
Risk level: Serious risk
The mounting for the air-conditioning compressor may not be securely attached and may break. The compressor could then become detached from the vehicle and fall into the road.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 3 March 2016 and 25 March 2017.
Country of origin: France
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Poland
Alert number: A12/1027/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Husqvarna FE, TE, FX, TX, FC and TC
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Husqvarna
Type / number of model: Model year 2018.
Risk level: Serious risk
Spring plates or pins may be missing from the brake calipers which could lead to the brakes failing.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: Austria
Alert submitted by: Austria
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland
Alert number: A12/1030/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Qashqai
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: Type-approval number: e11*2007/46*0963*; Type: J11
Risk level: Serious risk
The rear-right wheel-arch protection may scuff the brake hose. This could result in a leak of brake fluid and, subsequently, reduced braking performance.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 23 September 2013 and 26 May 2016.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland
Alert number: A12/1032/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: V8 Vantage
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aston Martin
Type / number of model: e11*2001/116*0245
Risk level: Serious risk
A software problem can result in incorrect clutch operation. The transmission may go into a neutral transmission state without warning to the driver, resulting in a loss of motive power.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 23/07/2010 and 21/08/2012.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1033/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Tiida, Note
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Nissan
Type / number of model: Note (E11), Tiida (C11)
Risk level: Serious risk
Deterioration of the inflator propellant may, under certain usage conditions, lead to abnormal deployment of the passenger airbag.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Production dates: - 23/01/2007 to 31/08/2014, Production dates: - 30/08/2005 to 19/07/2013
Country of origin: Mexico, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Poland
Alert number: A12/1034/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: V8 Vantage
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aston Martin
Type / number of model: e11*2001/116*0245
Risk level: Serious risk
A connector in the hydraulic clutch system is not sufficiently secured and could fail, leading to loss of clutch fluid. This would result in the malfunction of the clutch system, which could cause a vehicle crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car with 7-speed Auto-Shift Manual (ASM) transmission.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 23/07/2010 and 26/09/2013.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1035/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: V8 Vantage
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aston Martin
Type / number of model: e11*2001/116*0245, e11*KS07/46*0206, e11*KS07/46*0205
Risk level: Serious risk
A connector in the hydraulic clutch system is not sufficiently secured and could fail, leading to loss of clutch fluid. This would result in the malfunction of the clutch system, which could cause a vehicle crash.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car with 6-speed Auto-Shift Manual (ASM) transmission.
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 23/07/2010 and 26/09/2013
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1042/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Hilux, Yaris
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: EC type-approvals: e6*2001/116*0064* and e11*2001/116*0249; Type: XP9F(a)
Risk level: Serious risk
A fault in the gas generator of the driver airbag could cause uncontrolled inflation of the airbag when activated, leading to an increased risk of injury.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles affected were produced from 2011 to 2014.
Country of origin: Japan
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1043/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: Hilux
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Toyota
Type / number of model: Type-approval numbers: e13*2007/46*1698, e11*2007/46*2587; Types: AN1P(EU,N)-TMG, AN1P(EU,N)
Risk level: Serious risk
A shock absorber may not have been fitted in the front bumper. There is therefore a greater risk of injury to pedestrians in the event of an accident.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: The vehicles concerned were produced between 1 March 2016 and 28 September 2016.
Country of origin: South Africa
Alert submitted by: Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1045/17
Product: Passenger car
Name: DB11
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Aston Martin
Type / number of model: Type approval number: E11*2007/46*3421
Risk level: Serious risk
The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) is calibrated incorrectly and, as a result, does not illuminate the low tyre pressure warning at the required minimum activation pressure. There is a risk of a crash if the tyres are under-inflated.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Passenger car
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 26/10/2016 and 14/06/2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1047/17
Product: Motorcycle
Name: Street Cup
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Motor vehicles
Brand: Triumph
Type / number of model: Type approval numbers: E11*168/20013*00226*00, E11*168/20013*00226*01 and E11*168/20013*00260*00.
Risk level: Serious risk
The wires serving the hazard warning lamps may become damaged during normal steering action, potentially causing loss of hazard lamp functionality without warning. This could lead to an accident in the event that the motorcycle breaks down.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Motorcycle
Batch number / Barcode: Vehicles built between 27/07/2016 and 24/04/2017.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: The Netherlands
Alert number: A12/1017/17
Product: Plastic toy boat
Name: Cartoon Ship
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Zhi Hui Xiao Neng Shou
Type / number of model: Ref.: 483002. No 168-26B
Risk level: Serious risk
The small plastic anchor comes off the boat, generating a small part. A small child may put it in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Small plastic boats with anchor and life buoy on one side, available in different colours. The boats come in a box of 12 units.
Batch number / Barcode: Unknown
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
    
Alert number: A12/1018/17
Product: Foam ball
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand:  Yue Qiu
Type / number of model: Reference: 721406
Risk level: Serious risk
Small pieces can easily be torn from the ball. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Small coloured foam ball. It comes in a plastic bag with a sticker.
Batch number / Barcode: 8530177214068
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
  
Alert number: A12/1019/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Pes ('Dog')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: N: 125234
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes, the nose and the bell can easily be detached from the toy. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Battery-operated, pink, soft toy dog with a bell around the neck. It is supplied without packaging but with a paper label attached to it.
Batch number / Barcode: 8585030125234
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1021/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Pes ('Dog')
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: N: 46768
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes and the bell can easily detach from the toy. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Battery-operated, white, soft toy dog with a bell around the neck and two red bows on the ears. It is supplied without packaging but with a paper label attached to it.
Batch number / Barcode: 8585030046768
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
   
Alert number: A12/1022/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Magnetic monkey soft toy
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: NATURE PLANET
Type / number of model: 06594
Risk level: Serious risk
The small magnet with a high magnetic flux and the fibrous stuffing material are accessible due to the weakness of certain seams. Both can be put in the mouth and swallowed by small children, causing choking. If a child swallows the magnet and other metal objects, they could attract each other, causing intestinal blockage or perforation. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive or European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Retailer)
Description: Magnetic soft toy in the shape of a monkey.
Batch number / Barcode: 5708476088106
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1023/17
Product: Toy bow and arrow
Name: Air huntress Z bow
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: ZING
Type / number of model: AH275-FRJC/Frs
Risk level: Serious risk
The kinetic energy of the projectiles fired from the crossbow is too high which can lead to eye injuries. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Pink and purple bow with two arrows: one suction-cup arrow and one whistle arrow - range of 30 m.
Batch number / Barcode: 2060116/ 0008983602754
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
 
Alert number: A12/1024/17
Product: Soft toy
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Unknown
Type / number of model: ITEM NO: TP5-252
Risk level: Serious risk
The eyes, nose, decorative rhinestone and bell can easily detach. A small child may put these small parts in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Warning consumers of the risks
Description: Battery-operated, blue and pink, soft toy dog with a bell and a bow with a decorative rhinestone on its head. Supplied without packaging but with a paper label attached to it.
Batch number / Barcode: 8595573046252
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Slovakia
  
Alert number: A12/1028/17
Product: Rattle
Name: Rock Bell Rattle
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Toys Baby / P.H. Kris Taem
Type / number of model: Item No. 00-71787
Risk level: Serious risk
The rattle may break and release small parts which can be swallowed by small children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Importer)
Description: Penguin-shaped rattle toy made of coloured plastic material. Cardboard packaging with transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 5906160171787
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
   
Alert number: A12/1031/17
Product: Toy drum
Name: Tambor Metalizado 'Rock Star' ("Metal drum 'Rock Star'")
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: JUPESA
Type / number of model: Ref 5594
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts (springs) can detach easily from the drum. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Import rejected at border
Description: Small toy drum bearing the words "Rock Star" and the reference number. Sold in a transparent, cellophane bag.
Batch number / Barcode: 8421692055949
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Spain
   
Alert number: A12/1038/17
Product: Expandable toy
Name: Grow a Unicorn
Risk type: Choking, Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Boxer
Type / number of model: BB5214 - Unicorn
Risk level: Serious risk
The tail can be easily torn from the unicorn and may be put into the mouth and swallowed by children. As the toy expands, it can cause fatal occlusion of the respiratory track or intestinal blockage of children. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Destruction of the product (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Small unicorn toy that increases in size when placed in water. Supplied in a cardboard-backed blister pack.
Batch number / Barcode: 5036394152143
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
  
Alert number: A12/1044/17
Product: Toy gun set
Name: Soft Bullet Gun
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Air Shoot / Hipo
Type / number of model: #H12078/JL-3817A
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can easily detach from the projectiles. If a child puts the projectile in the mouth, for instance in order to wet it so that it sticks better to a surface, the suction cup may detach and obstruct the airways. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Importer): Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Toy gun set with five foam projectiles with suction cup. Blister packaging.
Batch number / Barcode: 5902447000207; Batch no. CN-8138
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: Poland
    
Alert number: A12/1046/17
Product: Children's garden rake
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Injuries
Category: Toys
Brand: Garden Feeling
Type / number of model: F-17 / 29098194
Risk level: Serious risk
The teeth of the rake are not sufficiently protected. A child playing with this rake may injure itself on the projecting parts in such a way that the rake's teeth pierce the skin or even puncture an organ. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Rake with 8 green, metal teeth and a 70 cm wooden handle.
Batch number / Barcode: 29098194
Country of origin: Germany
Alert submitted by: France
   
Alert number: A12/1048/17
Product: Bath toys
Name: Nijntje / Miffy Bath set
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: Van der Meulen / Nijntje
Type / number of model: Article number: 0406009
Risk level: Serious risk
The suction cups can easily be detached from the toy, generating small parts. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European standard EN 71-1.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Bath toy set supplied with 2 "Miffy" figures. Packed in a cardboard box with a transparent window.
Batch number / Barcode: 8712051215204 / Batch no. 41390
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A12/1049/17
Product: Children's jigsaw
Name: Unknown
Risk type: Choking
Category: Toys
Brand: WENZHOU CENDA ARTS & CRAFTS
Type / number of model: i1202548 / CD1155
Risk level: Serious risk
Small parts can easily detach from the jigsaw. A small child may put them in the mouth and choke. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-1.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)
Description: Colourful, wooden jigsaw with small pegs; wrapped in plastic.
Batch number / Barcode: 8712206084839 / Batch 092016
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands
   
Alert number: A11/0110/17
Product: Bio-ethanol burner
Name: Lolo Black
Risk type: Burns, Fire
Category: Decorative articles
Brand: Brulo
Type / number of model: Unknown
Risk level: Other risk level
The decorative fireplace can tilt and leaking fuel could cause a fire or burns. The product does not comply with the relevant European standard EN 16647.
Measures ordered by public authorities: Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures
Description: Decorative, free-standing, fireplace (ethanol burner) with reservoir and metal frame with two glass walls; supplied in a brown cardboard box.
Batch number / Barcode: 8719377008763
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: The Netherlands